Friday, January 25, 2013

Before IBM Connect: 5 Days 5 Tips! Tip #5 - Your Managed Property Needs a Settler, no, uh, a Setter!

Yep! I am speaking at IBM Connect 2013!

In celebration I am posting 5 Tips in 5 Days and today is...

Tip #5

Once you figure out that you will be embracing the Managed Bean Lifestyle you're gonna' want to start sharing data between your managed beans and one way to do that is through managed properties.

You can check out NotesIn9.com for one of my videos on sharing data between managed beans or come to my IBM Connect Master Class this Sunday to see the basics but the tip here is that you will waste hours of your life if you do not provide a setter method at a minimum to set that managed property on your "host" managed bean.

OMG I wish I would have had someone around to tell me this.  Uh...at least twice...because...uh...I forgot about it the second time I ran into trouble...